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memory cafeAbout the Caregiver Support Group:
We provide a judgement free environment where caregivers, family and friends of loved ones with chronic health conditions come to:

  • · Exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions
  • · Talk through challenges and ways of coping
  • · Share feelings, needs and concerns
  • · Learn about resources and support services available in your community

The group meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month 6:15-7:45 pm at the Greenbelt Community Center 15 Crescent Road.

For more information about the Caregiver’s  Support Group and dates, please call Sharon Johnson at CARES 301-345-6660

About the Memory Café & Support Group:

We provide a stigma-free environment for those with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment or other forms of dementia and their spouses, partners and caregivers.

For more information or to enroll in our next group, please contact Sharon Johnson, Community Case Manager at 240-542-2029 or via email at:  sjohnson@greenbeltmd.gov

 What the Memory Support Group offers:

  • A safe environment to express feelings and concerns
  • An opportunity to meet and bond with others who share similar experiences
  • Education about the disease and linkage with support services and program options
  • The Memory Support Group meets on 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from 1:30 - 2:30 pm in the Council Room of the Municipal Building, 25 Crescent Road.

What the Memory Café offers:

  • A great opportunity for lively discussions, socializing, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and engaging creative fun!  
  • An opportunity for the caregiver and their loved one to work together to highlight  activities that members can still participate in, with the goal that this will spark some interest in activities that can be continued in a home setting.
  •  A place to meet and form friendships outside of the group
  • The Memory Café meets on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays from 1:30 - 3:00 pm. in the Municipal Building - Council Room 25 Crescent Road.         

 

Please note that the program is not suitable for people with dementia to attend alone if they have specific care needs such as: problems with incontinence, mobility issues that require aid, high levels of anxiety or disorientation, history of wandering.